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The libel case brought by Johnny Depp closes

The libel case brought by Johnny Depp closes

Eleanor Laws KC
Tuesday 28th July marks the final day of Johnny Depp's libel action against The Sun's publishers, News Group Newspapers and the Sun's executive editor

Johnny Depp's team make their final arguments in the case against NGN over an article labelling him a "wife beater".  Eleanor Laws KC cross examined the opposition's witnesses, including Amber Heard who had made 14 allegations of violence against Mr Depp.  Mr Depp strenuously denies the claims.

The judge's ruling is expected at a later date

Eleanor Laws KC has been instructed by Jenny Afia and Joelle Rich of Schillings.

The case has been reported extensively in the national media:

BBC coverage

Guardian coverage

Independent coverage